Beetroot and Potato Stir Fry

Beetroot and potato make an amazing pair! Beetroots are slowly gaining attention as a super food and is known to improve athletic performance, lower blood pressure, and increase blood flow. I used to take this to work almost every other day and eat it with chappatis and mango pickle on the side. Not only does the…

Pumpkin Erissery

Pumpkin erissery, a favorite in Onam Sadya brings together the sweetness of pumpkin and coconut to make a delicious dish. It also goes by the name elisseri in some parts of Kerala. This dish is usually made for special occasions like Onam but my family loves it so much that we enjoy it every other week. Hope…

Palak Chicken Curry

I’m a big spinach eater and always thinking of ways to add more in my diet. Chicken and spinach make a incredible pair! You get your protein fix as well as all the spinach goodness. That’s the kind of meal I’m looking for. Here’s a yummilicious chicken spinach curry which goes great with naan or…

Baby Arugula Parmesan Salad

Arugula, the aromatic green is my go to when I get bored of spinach, lettuce, and the usual greens. It has a low-calorie count and is packed with vitamins A and C. It’s what you need to grab the next time you are in a supermarket. I experimented a bit with it and made a…

Baby Corn and Mushroom Stir Fry

Mushrooms and baby corn make an excellent combination! Here is a simple recipe you can try if you are craving some Asian food. It was quick to put together and had a whole lotta flavor! Baby corn is low carb and high fiber food, so it’s great if you’re watching those calories.  I had this…

Green Gram Thoran

Green gram thoran (payar thoran) is the perfect side dish to kanji (Rice Porridge) and it is a Malayali’s comfort food. Most mallus have grown up eating this and we love to add some spicy pickle and pappadam when we combine everything. It’s highly nutritious and keeps you feeling full for long. In this recipe,…

Dry Chilli Chicken

Indo-Chinese Chilli Chicken has been on my list for a long time and it is finally here! I absolutely love this dish and it is a favorite in India too. There are many types of chilli chicken recipes out there but this recipe from my aunt is much loved in the family and its the one…

Kappa Puzhukku

Kappa and meen curry a.k.a tapioca with fish curry is a specialty in Kerala that has been enjoyed for generations. I love the smooth, creamy texture of kappa, and with the right ingredients, it transforms in flavor! Kappa is best enjoyed with some Kerala red fish curry. I have posted fish curry recipes before so you can…

Dal and Drumstick Leaf

Here’s something for all my vegetarian buddies. If you are bored with the same old veggies, drumstick leaves are a must try. It comes with the added bonus of being protein heavy. Drumsticks leaves are well known to be nutritional powerhouses and considered a superfood. This along with dals make an amazing dish that you can’t…

Parmesan Baked Baby Potatoes

Yesterday was a lazy Saturday, with a lot of food and movies. I made some hot cajun chicken and a portion of these amazing parmesan baked baby potatoes. It made the perfect setting for movie day and by the end of it, we had wiped our plates clean. Potatoes are food for the soul. When…